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Also it has a pretty unique pin connector. And they have some neat, unique and handy features.

If it’ll fail some day I’ll sure let you know and then will have to try something different Rep points on the way! I have an electronics shop near me with a whole mnual of the things and someday I mean to take a couple belts there and see if I can find a match. OK, guys, I was spinning the machine today, Also had to tighten up the brakes a bit.

Once again the good Doc has outdone himself. Too damn bad that it’s not built of solid heavy metal The Fostex machines seem to live in the shadows a bit sdrvice is too bad, and I think a lot of it is simply related to parts availability and user community support. Have a third party company create a new belt from the same specs?


Enter your search terms Submit search form. It’s a very cool machine. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Went through fixing a very popular problem with R8 – cracked plastic pulleys I really have no clues though. So the bonds on the pulleys hold well so far. I have no clue about options I’d guess if you find or can custom order a flat rubber belt of the sercice size you’ll be OK. Kudos to you for putting some needed attention and support to these machines and serrvice users.

FOSTEX R8 SM Service Manual download, schematics, eeprom, repair info for electronics experts

The time now is I has few ideas about how to implement long cord for the control unit, as it’s pretty hard to servicw that special Fostex extension cable. Just curious as to seervice options. I was also tracing the wires from the control unit jack to the control board and got it all figured. Results 1 to 10 of Fostex R8 belt replacing Originally Posted by miroslav. Those pulleys are an unfortunate weak-point on these machines. Knowledge is calculable, Ignorance has no limits.

Fostex R8 Service Manual

So if the capstan belt starts slipping, what does one do? I fixed couple reel-to-reel machines, few cassette decks and even couple cd-players simply by going through my junk box and finding a belt that fits.


If you have a specialty electronics shop in your vicinity that stocks VCR belts you might find something there, or check wwith someplace like Parts Express Thanks so much seervice that site man!!!!

In any case, if anybody needs the info about the pins jack and where the wires go I’m looking to get an R8 and the info you have will be invaluable.

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All times are GMT I ssrvice a thread some time back about somebody working through getting this fixed and I think they finally got it but how many more are out there? Originally Posted by sweetbeats. But that’s how I do most of “repair”but I can’t recommend this to anybody I’m not a “certified specialist” and ain’t got no licence no permit granted from the agency I’ll put this info out on the web-page manaul when ever I get time.